Tom Hardwick

Consulting Curator of Egyptology

As consulting curator of Egyptology, Tom Hardwick coordinates the artifacts on display and in the Hall of Ancient Egypt at HMNS. This requires managing loans from dozens of institutions and private individuals around the globe. Tom resides in Cairo, Egypt and travels to Houston several times a year.

Tom brings his unique expertise in Egyptian art, the history of collecting, and in the forgery of works of art to HMNS.

His previous positions include keeper of Egyptology at Bolton Museum in the UK, a researcher in the Wilbour Library of Egyptology at the Brooklyn Museum, and as Egyptologist in the Grand Egyptian Museum, Cairo. He studied Egyptology as an undergraduate and postgraduate at the University of Oxford.

Tom Hardwick enjoys sharing his love of Egyptian art and history with museum visitors and travelers who visit Egypt with the HMNS Travel Program.

Exhibit Halls

Hall of Ancient Egypt


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